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How do you see Cory Higgins as an NBA player?

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by Buffnik, May 27, 2011.

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Cory's NBA career?

  1. He'll develop into a star

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    0.0%
  2. He'll be a serviceable starter

    1 vote(s)
    3.7%
  3. He'll be a solid player off the bench

    10 vote(s)
    37.0%
  4. He'll stick for a while, but never play much

    10 vote(s)
    37.0%
  5. He'll get a cup of coffee, but have to play over seas or D-League

    4 vote(s)
    14.8%
  6. Won't make an NBA roster

    2 vote(s)
    7.4%
  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    It looks like point guard is where he has his best opportunity. What type of career do you expect?
     
  2. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    ncaa or nba?
     
  3. Lt.Col.FrankSlade

    Lt.Col.FrankSlade Well-Known Member

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    I predict he will have a very nice, productive, NCAA career.
     
  4. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    I think that he will get a solid look because of his dad's connections and I think he will stick because of his skills, work ethic, and attitude.

    He doesn't do anything well enough to be an NBA star but he does a lot of things well enough to be an NBA contributor. He can play the 2, play some at the 1, and even play some 3 against smaller guys. He is a solid defensive player, is willing to pass the basketball, and has enough offensive skills to occupy a defensive player. He is also the kind of guy who won't cause problems in a locker room. He won't complain about playing time or not getting enough shots and will be a solid influence on his teammates.

    He will need to find the right situation but at worst I see him as a solid bench player for a few years and potentially a starter for a non-playoff team or even a supporting starter on a superstar based team.
     
  5. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    NBA.

    Typo, thanks.
     
  6. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    it is very very hard to break into the NBA and even harder to stick around. I think he will play some summer league ball, do great and then head to Europe.
     
  7. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Bingo. His Dad's connections WILL get Cory a shot. And when he gets a chance he'll make it as a solid bench guy.
     
  8. dyemeduke

    dyemeduke Well-Known Member

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    I love Cory - sure he'll get opportunities, but I don't think he plays more than four seasons as a bench player in the league. Trying to separate my fan-status of Higgins from pure evaluator (which, I'm definitely not a pro scout), I don't think he is going to make a roster next season.

    I REALLY hope I'm wrong...I root for Higgins more than I do Burks. I hope Cory becomes a solid player in the league...
     
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  9. Sexton Hardcastle

    Sexton Hardcastle Club Member Club Member

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    This.

    I have a ton of respect for Cory. He's a great Buff. I loved watching his intensity on the court. I just don't see him having a career in the league. I believe he'll get a chance because of who his pops is, but nothing more than a couple of seasons.

    Not trying to come off like JRK here. I just see him ending up in Europe.
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2011

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